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Martin Luther King Jr. is jostled in Memphis as the march he's leading on March 28, 1968 turns violent. Photo courtesy University of Memphis Libraries.

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Martin Luther King Jr. is jostled in Memphis as the march he's leading on March 28, 1968 turns violent. Photo courtesy University of Memphis Libraries.

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Trips by*

Cherie Harder


Total cost of 4 trips: $4,609.50


Trips traveled under the office of Sam Brownback

Destination: WASHINGTON, DC-NASHVILLE, TN
Sponsor: Recording Industry Association of America
Purpose: CONGRESSIONAL STAFF TRIP TO TOUR EMI MUSIC DIVISION, & ATTEND THE DOVE AWARDS
Date: Apr 26, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $875.00
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Destination: CAPE ELIZABETH, MAINE
Sponsor: Ethics and Public Policy Center
Purpose: ATTEND AN INVITATION-ONLY RESEARCH COLLOQUIUM ON CIVIC ENGAGEMENT AND PUBLIC LIFE
Date: Jun 17, 2001 (2 days)
Expense: $1,550.00
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Destination: LOS ANGELES, CA & SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Sponsor: Time Warner
Purpose: VISIT BUSINESSES IN VIRGINIA, LOS ANGELES & SAN FRANCISCO, DISCUSS INTERNET POLICY, CONTENT REGULATION ISSUED OTHER ENTERTAINMENT ISSUES
Date: Aug 22, 2001 (3 days)
Expense: $1,502.00
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Destination: BOSTON, MA-HARVARD SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Sponsor: Harvard University
Purpose: TO GIVE A KEYNOTE PRESENTATION AT THE SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH'S FORUM ON MEDIA VIOLENCE ON THE SENATOR'S WORK IN THAT AREA
Date: Oct 4, 2001 (1 day)
Expense: $682.50
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* - Trips by all travelers named Cherie Harder.


American RadioWorks |
Martin Luther King Jr. is jostled in Memphis as the march he's leading on March 28, 1968 turns violent. Photo courtesy University of Memphis Libraries.

King's Last March

Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated on April 4, 1968. Four decades later, King remains one of the most vivid symbols of hope for racial unity in America. But that's not the way he was viewed in the last year of his life.

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  • 01.22.15

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    President Barack Obama wants to make the first two years of community college free for what he calls “responsible students” who are “willing to work for it.” It’s being called “America’s College Promise.” This week on the podcast we examine the prospect of free community college for all.
  • 01.14.15

    What’s in a number?

    Our guest this week has a message for high school seniors and their parents who are poring over the latest college rankings lists: Put ‘em down.
  • 01.05.15

    Following the Money in Education Philanthropy

    Philanthropic foundations have been giving money to public education for years. But our guest this week argues that philanthropies are increasingly pushing specific educational agendas.
  • 12.23.14

    Who’s missing from the achievement gap debate?

    The achievement gap refers to the disparities in academic success between lower-income students of color and their more affluent white counterparts. But according to Quyen Dinh, executive director of the national advocacy organization Southeast Asia Resource Action Center (SEARAC), one group often left out of the conversation is Southeast Asian American students.